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Why DJI Technology's drones rule the skies

(Dec 2): Walking around shopping malls this holiday season, I noticed one thing that was not there last year, or in the years before.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

Dear Alibaba, thank you for the US$10 tril gift

(Dec 2): Has the golden age of asset management finally arrived in Asia? For years, Asia’s hottest unicorns left their homelands to list in New York for one simple reason: a deep pool of US money.

Tong's Portfolio

Why we bought shares of Boeing and building suppliers, and trimmed consumers

(Nov 25): The Global Portfolio did quite well over the past one week, rising 1.8% and outperforming the MSCI World Net Return Index’s 0.3% gain.


Will Alibaba's Hong Kong listing end in tears?

SINGAPORE (Nov 25): Farmers have prospered by making hay while the sun shines. Alibaba Group Holding, the e-commerce giant, is following suit. Its Hong Kong listing on Nov 19 is impeccably timed.


Alibaba Cloud signals global ambition with strategy shift, unveils new chip and signs on new partners

SINGAPORE (Nov 4): In a dark cavernous hall located in the eastern Chinese city of Hangzhou, rows of sharply suited businessmen and casually dressed attendees sat expectantly.


Alibaba said to target November window for US$10 bil Hong Kong listing

(Oct 31): Alibaba Group Holding is deciding between launching a sharply reduced US$10 billion ($13.5 billion) Hong Kong share sale in November or delaying the deal till next year as global uncertai


Will WeWork mark the end of capital as a weapon?

SINGAPORE (Sept 23): The overriding concern in Silicon Valley in recent months has been the overvaluation of start-ups funded by venture capital.

Startups • Entrepreneurs • Digital economy

CEO of leading AI startup SenseTime says valuation has passed US$7.5 billion

(Sept 6): SenseTime Group’s valuation surpassed US$7.5 billion this year after securing investment from backers like SoftBank Group, yet the world’s largest AI startup said it’s in no hurry to go p


Debate between Tesla's Musk and Alibaba's Ma leaves audience awestruck

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): Elon Musk and Jack Ma matched wits publicly for the first time. And boy, they did not disappoint.

Management & Corporate Governance

The end of shareholder primacy?

SINGAPORE (Sept 2): In August, the Business Roundtable, a group comprising the CEOs of the US’ largest and most powerful corporations, formally abandoned the view that maximising shareholder value

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